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Turnip Casserole

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Bake time 30 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds turnips, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) grated white Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs

How to Make It

  1. Combine turnips and water to cover in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 20 minutes or until tender. Drain well; transfer to a large bowl, and mash with a potato masher.

  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium heat; add onion, and sauté 3 minutes or until tender.

  3. Add onion, milk, 1 cup Cheddar cheese, salt, pepper, and remaining 3 tablespoons butter to mashed turnips, stirring to combine. Spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with breadcrumbs and remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese.

  4. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.